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Student Nearly Dragged to Death in China- School Allegedly Did Nothing

Posted by w_thames_the_d on May 18, 2011

From the New York Times
“At a stormy meeting on Dec. 3, some parents threatened to demonstrate at the school gates unless the principal agreed to ban cars from driving throughout the campus, after a first grader was nearly killed in an accident involving a school car on the playground the month before.
On Nov. 15, a school driver had driven over what he apparently believed was just a pile of children’s coats.
But 6-year-old Julien Glauser, a half-Chinese, half-Swiss student, was lying on the coats. Dragged along the ground for more than 8 meters, or nearly 28 feet, underneath the black Toyota Camry, Julien suffered severe spine, lung and head injuries. He is expected to make a good recovery — a miracle, doctors in Switzerland later told the parents, Olivier Glauser and his wife, Hong Li.”
continue here http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/19/world/asia/19iht-letter19.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1

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